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Anyone can make their own compost with the many different natural and container options available. Learn how simple it can be with some basic information.
It's like a good cup of espresso for your plants
I’ve been vermicomposting for a couple of years now. My small bin of worms love the kitchen waste I feed them and have rewarded me with plenty of rich compost. Last summer I made a bucket of...
Create rich organic matter any time of year by composting with worms
I have worms in my basement. I started vermi-composting with Red Wigglers a couple of years ago, and their castings have provided pure nutrition for my plants and gardens. There are 7,000...
There's no reason to work so hard raking leaves, make the leaves work for you
Radio interview source: David Robson, Extension Horticulture Educator, University of Illinois Listen to the radio mp3 or read below Raking up a big pile of leaves to jump into is great fun...
Create a new garden bed by layering organic waste. Sheet composting requires no digging and results in a healthy environment for all plants.
Radio interview source: Cindy Wise, Compost Specialist Volunteer Program, Oregon State University Extension Listen here to the radio story (mp3) or read below When most people...
Now is the best time of year to rid your property of Mother Nature’s debris. These products help you get the job done fast.
I saw this stack of compost at the grocery store and started calculating how much our pile behind the barn is worth. Millions? Bob had to add to the pile at 3 a.m last night. The sick ewe that had...
Minnesota couple use worms to do composting
Some automatic composters make black dirt in as little as two weeks.
Compost is good for the garden, but it's not always convenient to tend a compost pile. Compost is good for the garden, but it's not always convenient to tend a compost pile. Carrie Donovan is...
Fertilize your garden for cheap with a compost pile.
Adding compost to your garden is one of the best ways to improve the structure and fertility of your soil. And the best part is, it doesn't cost a dime. Leaves, grass clippings, kitchen scraps...